Archive for the ‘SEMINARS & TUTORIALS’ Category

#Change11 #CCK12 Creatagogy – Creativity and Creative Learning

February 17, 2012

What is creative learning? How could it be applied in school, community and networks? Does creativity stifle or nurture?

Creativity and creative learning, how is it valued in community, and schools?

“Teachers say they want creativity, but that is not the behavior that is rewarded. In this study (as well as in many others), they found that there is a discrepancy between what teachers, and schools in general, say they value and desire, and what behaviors they actually reward and encourage. “

From Learner Weblog on Connectivism

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web content & digital curation

October 25, 2011

Space no issue in free online AI course

September 9, 2011


AI aficianados never had it so good! Looks like there’s no limit to the number of seats available for students to participate in Stanford’s first free online course on AI: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence. So far, over 100,000 have signed up to to study for two-months with Stanford Professors Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig. The course begins October 10, but show a little ingenuity and you can reserve a space ahead of time in Michelle Marie’s Google+ Study Group Hangout. See you there!

Empowering Communities, Growing Leaders

August 28, 2011

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Download  a free adaptive toolkit, designed to assist communities in evaluating their strengths and weaknesses. The toolkit provides information on food, water, energy, transportation and housing, jobs and economy and civic preparedness and social services.